A timeline of third party showings.
Donald Trump, having signaled he's at least flirting with a presidential run, might consider how other businessmen fared in their bids.
Third-party candidates with 'tea party' support stand to siphon votes from Republicans in as many as 20 House races.
The Jan Brewer gaffe in the Arizona governor debate Wednesday was one for the history books. But there have been plenty of cringe-worthy moments in debates – and they don't always matter.
Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman has spent $104 million on her California gubernatorial bid but trails Jerry Brown by three points. Will she be the next wealthy politician to fail at the polls?
CNN talk-show host Larry King's thousands of interviews chronicle 25 years of popular culture.
Candidates elected on platforms supporting very large tax cuts and small spending reductions are likely to oppose aggressive efforts to reduce deficits, not back them.
The 'tea party' movement still has much to prove. Populist movements often fizzle. But it has reinvigorated the Republican Party and constitutional ideals in an era of fading federalism.